Huntzinger Management Group Announces Ed Fisher as Practice Executive, Technical Services
SCRANTON, PA – February 23, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Huntzinger Management Group, Inc. (Huntzinger), a leader in healthcare IT advisory, implementation and staff augmentation services, announced Ed Fisher as Practice Executive, Technical Services. Robert Kitts, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of Huntzinger, made the announcement.
As the Practice Executive for Technical Services, Fisher will be responsible for managing Huntzinger’s Technical Services and Interim Executive Management services to clients. These offerings complement Huntzinger’s other strategic consulting practices and provide a much-needed suite of advisory, architecture, technology implementation, operational efficiency and interim management assistance for healthcare organizations seeking to fully leverage their technology without compromising their objectives.
Fisher is a senior IT executive who has consistently blazed a trail of transformation in healthcare technology, strategic thought, creative innovation and visionary leadership. He has demonstrated success in directing highly complex projects involving leading-edge technology and is renowned for his ability to work collaboratively with senior executives, physicians, board members and communities, to advance enterprise initiatives and educate organizations through complex culture change. He has held senior leadership positions during his 30-year career including CIO of multi-hospital organizations, CTO of a multi-hospital academic organization, Oklahoma City HIE formation, and IT Strategic Planning. Fisher is well versed in technology requirements and operational controls for designing, implementing and maintaining complex EHR systems such as Epic, Cerner and Meditech.
“My role as Technical Services Executive is designed to provide our clients with much needed expertise in the complex space of technology and innovation in healthcare. Many of our clients are challenged with rapidly advancing technology such as unified communication, big data analytics, security threat resolution, mobile device and BYOD requirements while dealing with aging infrastructure and just in time funding. I have the privilege of leading a talented team of technical experts at Huntzinger who can equip our clients with actionable roadmaps to navigate through these issues while providing the necessary education/support to their Executive Leadership,” said Fisher.
“Ed’s background is a great fit for leading our Technical Services practice and working with our clients to help them leverage their IT investments. The value of Ed’s experience, expertise and leadership to our organization, our clients and the Technical Services team is beyond measure and we welcome him enthusiastically,” said Robert Kitts, CEO of Huntzinger.
Fisher is an active member of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and sought after as a featured speaker/presenter at many technology conferences and healthcare IT roundtables. He earned a BS in Healthcare Administration from New England College.
About Huntzinger Management Group, Inc. (Huntzinger)
Huntzinger provides IT Advisory, Implementation and Staff Augmentation services to the healthcare industry. Through a client delivery model designed to provide both immediate and sustained impact, Huntzinger conducts detailed assessments, recommends strategies and provides implementation plans for improved functional alignment, operational performance and financial results. Their consultants have deep healthcare experience with expertise to assist their clients with improving their IT performance and leveraging their IT investment. For more information, visit www.huntzingergroup.com.
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